The United States on Thursday announced additional sanctions aimed at Russia over its continuing support for Ukraine’s rebels and the 2014 annexation of Crimea.
The Treasury Department said in a statement that it had designated 37 new individuals and companies operating in Crimea and Ukraine for the sanctions list.
“Russia continues to provoke instability in eastern Ukraine despite its Minsk commitments,” said John Smith, acting director of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, in charge of levying sanctions.
“Treasury stands with our partners in condemning Russia’s violation of international law, and we will continue to sanction those who threaten Ukraine’s peace, security …read more
Source: Voice of America